international tribunal verdict puts despots on notice

TYRANTS like Syria’s Bashar al-Assad and Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe, to name just two, should sleep less easily following the historic conviction of former Liberian president Charles Taylor for war crimes in the neighbouring West African nation of Sierra Leone. Not since Nuremberg and the conviction of

ICC Issues Second Arrest Warrant for Sudan’s al-Bashir

The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir for the crime of genocide. It is the second ICC warrant for his arrest. In 2009, Mr. Bashir was charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity. ICC spokesperson Sonja Robla says President Bashir is charged with genocide